Reporter , Civil Society Media from May 2011
Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.
She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.
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Charities and funders need to “get each other better” the chair of Big Lottery Fund England has said.
Government departments need to understand how charities fit into the delivery of payments-by-results schemes to improve the chances of them succeeding, according to a National Audit Office report.
Today the Paul Hamlyn Foundation unveiled its new strategy. Its chief executive, Moira Sinclair, tells Kirsty Weakley what it hopes to achieve and what it expects from potential grantees.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
Parkinson’s UK, the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Disabilities Trust were among the winners at last night’s Charity Awards.
The Charity Tribunal has overturned the regulator’s decision not to register the Independent Press Regulation Trust, which will fund a new regulator for the press, as a charity.
People making payments through companies' retail apps can now make donations at the same time, using a service set up by microdonations organisation Pennies.
Two veteran newspaper journalists told an audience of charity leaders yesterday that positive stories about the sector are unlikely to attract the attention of editors.